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AAFP Backgrounder: Medical Liability

...or malignant tumor, rather than just two and a half years for other negligence Noneconomic Damages Patients who experience injury due to negligent care should exercise their right to civil action to seek compensation. However, patients’ rights to noneconomic damages as high as...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/liability/BKG-MedicalLiability.pdf

AAFP Government Affairs Weekly - 2011

...the patient’s acuity level is determined to be at the level of the inpatient, the patient should be admitted to the hospital as an inpatient.‖ The AAFP countered that CMS’s perception of what ―should be‖ bears no resemblance to what ―is‖ when it comes to patients’ inpatient or...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2011/GR-Weekly-July-29.pdf

Joint Letter to the FDA on Tobacco Packaging - September 29, 2015

Joint letter to the FDA on Nicotine Exposure Warnings and Child-Resistant Packaging for Liquid Nicotine, Nicotine-Containing E-Liquid(s), and Other Tobacco Products

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/tobacco/LT-ANPRM-FDA-Packaging-092915.PDF

AAFP Summary of the 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule - 110916

...procedure codes are typically reported with a modifier that unbundles payment for visits from the procedure, even though the modifier should only be used for reporting services beyond those usually provided. Therefore, CMS believed the services may be misvalued. As a result, CMS...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/feesched/LT-ES-PhysicianFee2017-111016.pdf

Joint Letter to the House Calling for Bipartisan Gun Violence Solutions - November 21, ...

...and research organizations write to urge you to find a bipartisan path forward for comprehensive legislative solutions to firearm-related injuries and fatalities. On October 1, the U.S. experienced its deadliest mass shooting in modern history, as the massacre in Las Vegas left at...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/safety/LT-House-HealthCommunityGVP-112117.pdf

Joint Letter to the Senate Calling for Bipartisan Gun Violence Solutions - November 21,...

...and research organizations write to urge you to find a bipartisan path forward for comprehensive legislative solutions to firearm-related injuries and fatalities. On October 1, the U.S. experienced its deadliest mass shooting in modern history, as the massacre in Las Vegas left at...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/safety/LT-Senate-HealthCommunityGVP-112117.pdf

Joint Letter to House Urging Bipartisan Gun Safety Policies -February 22, 2018

...firearm-related injuries and fatalities. Many of our groups previously wrote to you after massacres in Las Vegas and Sutherland Springs. We write to you now because on Feb. 14th, 17 children and adults at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, lost...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/safety/LT-House-ParklandGVP-022218.pdf

Joint Letter to Senate Urging Bipartisan Gun Safety Policies - February 22, 2018

...firearm-related injuries and fatalities. Many of our groups previously wrote to you after massacres in Las Vegas and Sutherland Springs. We write to you now because on Feb. 14th, 17 children and adults at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, lost...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/safety/LT-Senate-ParklandGVP-022218.pdf

AAFP Government Affairs Weekly - 2010

...week, the AAFP rallied members of AAFP Connect for Reform to contact their Senators and Representatives to tell them that family physicians should no longer have to operate with a payment system based on the flawed sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula. 4. MEDPAC RECOMMENDS 1...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2010/GR-Weekly-January-15.pdf

Joint Letter to House on CDC GVP Research Funding - February 21, 2019

...vehicle crashes, smoking, or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This same approach should be applied to increasing gun safety and reducing firearm-related injuries and deaths, and CDC research will be as critical to that effort as it was to these previous public health...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/safety/LT-House-CDC-GVPResearchFunding-022119.pdf

Joint Letter to Senate on CDC GVP Research Funding - February 21, 2019

...vehicle crashes, smoking, or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This same approach should be applied to increasing gun safety and reducing firearm-related injuries and deaths, and CDC research will be as critical to that effort as it was to these previous public health...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/safety/LT-Senate-CDC-GVPResearchFunding-0221019.pdf

AAFP letter to Sen. Chuck Shumer Supporting S2934 - June 17, 2016

...National Institute of Justice should receive adequate funding to study the effect of gun violence and unintentional gun-related injury on public health and safety. In addition, part of our response to the violence of Orlando and elsewhere reasonably should include a careful...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/safety/LT-Schumer-S2934-061716.pdf

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...National Institute of Justice should receive adequate funding to study the effect of gun violence and unintentional gun-related injury on public health and safety. In addition, part of our response to the violence of Orlando and elsewhere reasonably should include a careful...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/safety/LT-Schumer-S2934-061716.pdf/subassets/page1.pdf

AAFP Letter to the Senate on CDC Research Funding - April 27, 2018

...whether from motor vehicle crashes, smoking, or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This same approach should be applied to increasing gun safety and reducing firearm-related injuries and deaths, and CDC research will be as critical to that effort as it was to these previous public health...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/safety/LT-CDC-Senate-FSResearchFunding-042718.pdf

AAFP Letter to the House on CDC Research Funding - April 27, 2018

...whether from motor vehicle crashes, smoking, or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This same approach should be applied to increasing gun safety and reducing firearm-related injuries and deaths, and CDC research will be as critical to that effort as it was to these previous public health...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/safety/LT-CDC-House-FSResearchFunding-042718.pdf

AAFP Letter to Congress Opposing the Ban on Gun Violence Research - December 11, 2015

Congress has prohibited the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from using federal funds for research on gun violence. There is some movement in Congress to end that ban, and the AAFP's letter asks Congressional leaders to allow the CDC to conduct this needed research.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/safety/LT-Con-GunViolence-121115.pdf

Statement from the Group of 6 on FY 2019 Funding Priorities - February 6, 2019

...Infant Death Syndrome. This same approach should be applied to increasing gun safety and reducing firearm-related injuries and deaths, and federal funding for research will be as critical to that effort as it was to these previous public health achievements. The foundation of...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/misc/ST-Group6-FY2019FundingPriorities-020619.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS with Final Comments on the 2019 Proposed Medicare Physician Fee ...

...data to avoid large swings in relative values from one year to the next. We agree with CMS that the rates for the clinical labor staff should also be updated along with the updated pricing for supplies and equipment. In the spirit of using the most current, reliable information, we...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-2019ProposedMPFS-090618.pdf

Drug-Free Workplace Act

...claims, medical disability costs, decreased productivity, injuries, theft, and absenteeism. The products and services delivered in this state must maintain an acceptable level of quality and performance and should not be subject to the problems associated with alcohol and other...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/model_legislation/public_health/Drug-Free%20Workplace%20Act.pdf

Model Smoke-free Housing Ordinance

...should consult a lawyer in their state. Smokefree Housing Ordinance A Model California Ordinance Regulating Smoking in Multi-Unit Residences (with Annotations) Smokefree Housing Ordinance changelabsolutions.org 2 INTRODUCTION ChangeLab...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/model_legislation/public_health/Model%20California%20Ordinance%20Regulating%20Smoking%20in%20Multi-Unit%20Residences.pdf

Payment Innovation and Liability Reform

Policy Brief regarding Payment Innovation and Liability Reform

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/liability/ST-Brief-Payment-080812.pdf

Payment Innovation and Liability Reform

Policy Brief: Payment Innovation and Liability Reform

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-Payment-LiabilityReform-080812.pdf

Physician Payment Innovations and Medical Liability Reform

AAFP Policy Brief to Senate Finance Committee on Physician Payment Innovations and Medical Liability Reform

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ST-SenateFinanceCommittee-Payment-080812.pdf

Proposed 2012 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

Letter to CMS on the Proposed 2012 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-2012Schedule-082911.pdf

Joint Letter Calling for End to Ban on Gun Violence Research - April 6, 2016

The AAFP, along with 141 medical and public health groups, urged Appropriators to end the 1996 ban on CDC gun violence prevention research.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/safety/LT-CON-GunResearch-040616.pdf

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